The Folly is a unique, luxury one-bedroom hideaway set in two and a half acres of landscaped gardens, the main house being ‘Forest Gate’ – a gate house for the spectacular Mamhead Park in Devon.
Nestled within the rolling countryside woodlands to the west of Exeter, the terrace and veranda have sumptuous views overlooking Brickhouse vineyard and onwards to the sea at Dawlish Warren. The terraced gardens are perfect for photographs capturing those special moments with the flora and fauna of the forest providing a picturesque back drop.
A perfect romantic hideaway for two…
A honeymoon retreat, elopement or somewhere where you can just ‘crash’ – the ambiance is one of relaxation and romance. A stone’s throw from a beautiful wedding venue, ‘The Brickhouse Vineyard’, it’s also perfect for singles holidays and your canine pals in a safe, beautiful and tranquil location.
The tiny 17 century fishing harbor of Cockwood is just down the road, where you can relax in one of it’s two pubs. Within half an hour is a rich choice of Southern Devon beaches and estuaries to explore, Dartmoor or the historic market town of Exeter.
The Folly has been completely refurbished under new ownership consisting of a double bedroom, bathroom, open plan diner/living area including tea and coffee making facilities microwave and fridge. Whist you can prepare snacks with the facilities for more substantial cuisine there is a private chefs service for breakfast, dinner and afternoon tea all created in the main house from locally sourced fresh ingredients which must be booked in advance. A sample menu can be provided to suite your tastes and budget, give me a call to discuss your requirements for your special occasion.
Fluffy white dressing gowns, towels and bed linen are provided for your stay along with a selection of teas and coffee. The owner is a Master Patisserie Chef so enjoy the home baked cakes and cookies on arrival and a complimentary breakfast hamper filled with a choice of cereals, bread for toasting, butter conserves and fruit.
The Folly is Dog Friendly and welcomes your well behaved four legged friend by prior arrangement.
We offer a warm welcome to the Folly in Devon and aim to make your stay a memorable one.
Minimum Two-night stay or more – £175 per night
We allow dogs by prior arrangement there is a charge of £20.
We can provide the following by prior order for an additional charge:
Breakfast – cooked or luxury continental £10 per person
Afternoon tea/high tea – £25 per person (Click here to Download our Afternoon Tea Menu)
3 course meal – from £110 for 2 people (Click here to Download our Dinner Menu)
Luxury picnic hamper from £25
New for summer 2021! Exclusive use for your stay of our woodfired hot tub and wood fire area with views across beautiful Devon countryside to the sea-£POA
We can also arrange for a special occasion surprise or just a treat!
Any of the following: chocolate, fresh flowers, wine prosecco or champagne. Please ask for prices and details.
+44 7938 949100
Mamhead Devon EX6 8HP
Tea and coffee making facilities
Complementary Cake and cookies on arrival
Complimentary breakfast basket (includes bread cereals fruit and milk butter conserves first night of arrival)
TV and Sky
Large shower (no bath)
Ironing board and iron
Private gated veranda
Off street parking
New for summer 2021